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Margaret Abdoo Jenkins, American critical care nurse. Registered Nurse, Texas; certified advanced cardiac life support instructor. Recipient special contributions award Amarillo Veterans Administration Medical Center, 1988.


Jenkins, Margaret Abdoo was born on July 4, 1953 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Al N. and Jacqueline Ann (Whitehead) Jenkins.


Associate Degree in Nursing, Amarillo College, 1979. Bachelor of science in nursing, West Texas State University, 1981. MSN, West Texas State University, 1990.


Staff nurse Cardiac Care Unit,, St. Anthony's Hospital, Amarillo, 1979-1981;education coordinator for special care, St. Anthony's Hospital, Amarillo, 1985-1986;office nurse, manager, Pedro Hernandez-Lattuf, Doctor of Medicine Amarillo, 1981-1984;head nurse Intensive Care Unit,, VA Medical Center, Amarillo, 1986-1990;clinical nurse specialist for cardiology, VA Medical Center, Amarillo, since 1990. Rotary International Group Study Exch. Program participant to India, 1995.


Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (officer Panhandle chapter 1988-1989, Nurse of Month award 1987), Texas Nurses Association (board directors political action committee 1981-1986), Amarillo College Harrington Scholarship Fund Alumni Association, Sigma Theta Tau (treasurer 1991-1993, scholar 1988).


Married Mike Abdoo, August 5, 1978. Children: Robert, Michelle.